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Richard Olney

1835 - 1917

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Richard Olney (September 15, 1835 – April 8, 1917) was an American statesman. He served as United States Attorney General in the cabinet of Grover Cleveland and Secretary of State under Cleveland. As attorney general, Olney used injunctions against striking workers in the Pullman strike, setting a precedent, and advised the use of federal troops, when legal means failed to control the strikers. As Secretary of State, he raised the status of America in the world by elevating U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Olney has received more than 124,391 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Richard Olney is the 15,466th most popular politician (down from 13,452nd in 2019), the 8,949th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,131st in 2019) and the 572nd most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Richard Olney ranks 15,466 out of 15,577Before him are Inger Støjberg, Harold Nicolson, Reiner Haseloff, Ambrose Mandvulo Dlamini, Amadou Gon Coulibaly, and Katarina Barley. After him are Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger, Maelgwn Gwynedd, Dimitrios Drivas, Maurice Kouandété, Baldwin Spencer, and Spencer Haywood.

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Among people born in 1835, Richard Olney ranks 81Before him are Johannes Wislicenus, Carl Friedrich Wilhelm Claus, Osbert Salvin, Rebecca Latimer Felton, Vítězslav Hálek, and A. V. Dicey. After him are Archibald Geikie, Lyman Abbott, John La Farge, Fitzhugh Lee, and Alfred Austin. Among people deceased in 1917, Richard Olney ranks 103Before him are James Crafts, Giuseppe Veronese, Mary Arthur McElroy, Albert Pinkham Ryder, Jules Vandenpeereboom, and Charles Horton Peck. After him are Albert Ball, Frank Odberg, Mackenzie Bowell, Florence La Badie, Victor Bruce, 9th Earl of Elgin, and Albert Grey, 4th Earl Grey.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richard Olney ranks 8,949 out of 18,182Before him are Annette Funicello (1942), Bruce Schneier (1963), Lisa Nowak (1963), Ricardo Cortez (1900), Gregg Araki (1959), and Alfonso Ribeiro (1971). After him are Earl Scruggs (1924), Sylvester Graham (1794), Anikka Albrite (1988), Andrea Martin (1947), Robert Surtees (1906), and Irwin I. Shapiro (1929).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Richard Olney ranks 572Before him are Edward Givens (1930), Benjamin Harrison V (1726), Art Babbitt (1907), Melvin Laird (1922), Gavin Newsom (1967), and Bob Avakian (1943). After him are Spencer Haywood (1949), Alfred Francis Russell (1817), John F. Kelly (1950), John Adair (1757), Ken Salazar (1955), and Robert M. La Follette (1855).